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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 28 People

    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26, 2014

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    i first found out i have turner syndrome when i was a babe my ma discovered i was on injection to help my growth i attend hospital evey six months but they have me in a adults...
    Atale Atale 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I have Poland syndrome since I was born. I'm missing my right pec. I Struggled though school and when I left I sighed strait up for the army. I have found out that it is much...
    benheggarty benheggarty 16-17, M Mar 15

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    As a 16 year old girl, it's been a struggle to be a girl with polands syndrome, but luckily have had a great support system (both family and friends). Recently I have gotten my...
    hp6688 hp6688 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I strongly suspect that I have 47,XXY Kleinfelter Syndrome. I was diagnosed with Hypogonadism two weeks ago. I'm 38. Previously I thought my issues were solely due to varicoceles...
    mjxxy mjxxy 36-40, M Mar 15

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    I am Hispanic, female, 49 years old. On September 2012 started with progressive serious problems in my health. Weakness on my extremities, drastic loss of weight , foot drop...
    Matty65 Matty65 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    its hard living with this condition im an eighteen year old girl living in Ireland i was a babe when my mother found out i didnt know anything about it i was in hostiple most of...
    Atale Atale 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I am 26 and have been struggling with pica for 20 years. When I was a kid (6 years old) I started to eat the stuffing out of couches. It started off as a little here and there but...
    keepitlikeasecret keepitlikeasecret 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I recently have been diagnosed with POTS. I'm fifteen years old. I have not yet started treatment but I hope to soon. Some days its really hard to get out of bed, go to school...
    kater837 kater837 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Ok, I'm trying so hard to overcome this. But my cravings r out of this world! I have to satisfy it today or I'm gonna lose it. I'm trying to find substitutes for the dirt and...
    yummytummy610 yummytummy610 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    Hello, new to this whole "me too" thing. I wanted to join to share my story of what I've been experiencing so far. I'm also looking for anybody out there that can relate. I've been...
    stinaleigh365 stinaleigh365 22-25, F Mar 9

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    through out my whole life I have suffered from daily headaches, dizziness when I stand up, nausea/ stomach upset and constant fatigue I have been to multiple doctors and specialist...
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F Mar 10

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    okay so i have Pica and have had for as long as i can remember its the foam in couches and cushion stuffing that gets me, I have a young son and since me and his father split up...
    Danii2015 Danii2015 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Im Julia, I was diagnosed with POTS 3 years ago. I went to the mayo clinic pain rehabilitation center last year. They tell you that you shouldn't talk about your pain because it...
    imafluffyunicorn imafluffyunicorn 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    I have never admitted this, ever. I have almost constant craving for sand. I've been keeping this a secret from everyone I've ever known since I was a child. I know it causes me...
    LilllyAnnne LilllyAnnne 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    anyone with turner sydrome chat me please
    Atale Atale 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I can't get to any chalk, drywall, or dirt. Looking for a substitute. Must b gritty must taste of rain or earth. Thanks guys
    yummytummy610 yummytummy610 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I just taught one of our DCD sisters how to prepare her drywall to eat. My mouth water for some DCD right now. TTYL gonna go buy some and prepare it. ????
    yummytummy610 yummytummy610 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I chew on crushed ice CONSTANTLY. Not sure if you classify this as having Pica but I feel as if it is uncontrollable, and I'm not sure if it is iron related or not.
    lostndelirious lostndelirious 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I chew bath sponges and eat radox bubbles, weird I know. It's nice though. My friend sniffs radox bubbles also but sometimes I just really want too stop but it's like an addiction
    lucymichellexo lucymichellexo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I can't go anywhere with it being a problem .i hate this why can't it go away
    bree012356 bree012356 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I don't know what to do with school because I can't go with goin home
    bree012356 bree012356 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Don't give up; there is hope. I'm 19 and when I was 16, I got my first symptoms of rumination syndrome. Like a lot of others, I thought it was a 24 hour sick bug but it just...
    alexxblanch alexxblanch 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I have Kleine Levin Syndrome, but I prefer calling it the sleeping beauty syndrome, it makes me more comfortable. I live in a very small town where no one knows about this...
    briannanicolex briannanicolex 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I was known as the "Weirdo" during school. I have never had any real friends in my whole life until freshman year. Kids never wanted to play with me and called me "stupid" and...
    lollipopchick lollipopchick 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 10

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    Husband has Aspergers, delusional worthlessness syndrome, anxiety, and major depression disorder. Any suggestions?
    enoughrollercoaster enoughrollercoaster 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Hi my name is Edward, I was diagnosed with Russell Silver Syndrome when I was every young. I'm 18 now and about to go off to college. My whole life I have known about my...
    EdwardLayman EdwardLayman 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I got diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in grade 7.
    SithLordofCanada97 SithLordofCanada97 16-17, M Mar 18

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    I am 13 years old. I have been sick for around 10 months. It started as what appeared to be a stomach bug but has continued for months and months. They removed my gallbladder and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I am 31 years old female and was diagnosed Guillain-Barré syndrome. I felt tingling weakness in my right leg and in few hours it started spreading to lower limbs and I realised...
    amishah154 amishah154 31-35, F a week ago

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    not me but my youngest son. we adopted him and his birth parents were drug and alcohol addicted. I am only just learning about this syndrome and the problems that my son will have...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 4 days ago

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